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Harvard University Courses for Masters, Eligibility & Fee

Here’s a helpful list of all Harvard University courses/ masters degree programs for every school, tuition, eligibility criteria & how to apply.

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Harvard University is the oldest institute of higher learning in the United States, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Being an ivy league university, Harvard is one of the most elite in the world. Its low admission rate is not just because of how old it is, but also because of the quality and choice offered in terms of programs.

I graduated from Harvard Design School in 2011 with a masters degree in design. What types of degrees Does Harvard offer, this is one of the most common questions people ask before applying. So today, I’m going to be talking about all the Harvard University courses. These are called programs, and if you’re considering applying to Harvard, you can find all the helpful info here on eligibility, deadlines & application process.

For deadlines, read: All Harvard Application Deadlines & Decision Dates for 2018-19

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Harvard University Courses at Harvard Business School

MBA

Duration: 2 years, full-time

MBA is a general management degree, taught through the case study method, which has now become famous across many other B-schools. The HBS MBA is one of the most popular Harvard University courses, ranked one of the top 10 MBA programs in the world.

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Eligibility:

  • 4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Resume
  • GMAT or GRE test results
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE test results for international students

Fee: $73,440 per year

Read more about the admission requirements at HBS website.

Harvard University Courses at Harvard Divinity School

HDS offers the following masters degrees which focus on the study of religion, religious practices and traditions.

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Master of Theological Studies (MTS)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Unexpired GRE test results
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $29,728 per year

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • TOEFL for international students

Fee: $29,728 per year

Master of Theology (ThM)

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • MDiv degree or equivalent
  • TOEFL  for international students

Fee: $29,728 per year

Read more about how to apply at HDS website.

Harvard University Courses at Graduate School of Arts and Sciences & Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (GSAS & SEAS)

The GSAS is the largest out of all grad schools at Harvard, and includes some of the most popular Hrvard University courses, such as engineering, computational sciences, linguistics, literature and many more. From bachelors to masters to PhD, GSAS offers many degrees. Here’s a list of all the courses for masters degrees.

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Anthropology Master of Arts (AM)

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Clinical work experience and prior graduate work is preferred
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384

Celtic Languages and Literatures (AM)

Applied only after being admitted to PhD program.

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Celtic language requirements
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384

Computational Science and Engineering SEAS Master of Science (SM), Master of Engineering (ME)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, or engineering
  • GRE
  • TOEFL for international students

Fee for SM: $53,024 per year for SM
Fee for ME: $53,024 (first year) & $26,512 (second year).

Data Science SEAS Master of Science (SM)

Duration: 1-1/2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $53,024 (first year); $26,512 (second year – one term only).

Electrical Engineering SEAS Master of Science (SM), Master of Engineering (ME)

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering
  • GRE
  • TOEFL for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

History of Science (AM)

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a preliminary training in the natural or social sciences and in history
  • Term paper, senior thesis, master’s essay as writing sample
  • GRE (optional)
  • TOEFL  test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

Middle Eastern Studies (AM)

Duration: 2 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree (an interest or training in Middle Eastern studies & languages is preferred)
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

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Music (AM)

Duration: 2 years; full-time; Usually applied within the PhD program/ very limited enrolment.

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Samples of previous scholarly work in musicology, ethnomusicology or theory as per your concentration.
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (AM)

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Term paper, senior thesis, master’s essay
  • Basic knowledge of a Near Eastern language
  • Advanced reading knowledge of French or German
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

Regional Studies–East Asia Master of Arts (AM)

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree with language training or prior experience in East Asia
  • Writing sample
  • GRE
  • A score of at least 100 on TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

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Science Center with Memorial Hall in the background

Regional Studies–Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia  Master of Arts (AM)

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with prior coursework in language and area studies of the region, especially history and the social sciences.
  • At least three years of Russian or another regional language college-level study.
  • Experience in the region (preferred), such as studying abroad, working, or pursuing independent research.
  • Writing sample
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

South Asian Studies Master of Arts (AM)

Duration: 1 year (very limited admissions), full-time

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with two years of Sanskrit, classical Tibetan or South Asian language, depending on concentration.
  • Writing sample
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $46,384 per year.

Read more about how to apply and requirements at GSAS website.

Master in Design Engineering MDE

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in design, engineering, sciences, social sciences or related field.
  • At least two years of professional experience in engineering, design, business, government etc.
  • Technical literacy: mathematical skills such as calculus, statistics; experience in coding applications & computer simulation tools
  • Design portfolio including academic/professional work, design, and/or research
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Read more about how to apply and requirements at MDE website.

Harvard University Courses at Harvard Graduate School of Design

GSD is my alma mater, and one of the top schools in the world for architecture, urban design, urban planning and landscape design. Other areas of study include real estate, art & public domain, conservation, computation design and design engineering. GSD’s faculty and guest lecturers include some of the most famous architects in US. Here are all the programs offered and helpful info for them.

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Master in Architecture (MArch I & MArch II)

Duration: 3 years for MArch I ; 2 years for MArch II, full-time

Eligibility:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent for MArch I; 4-year Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent for MArch II
  • Portfolio showing creative or design work, such as drawing, design, painting, sculpture, photography, etc. for MArch I; portfolio showing work in visual arts, design, research, and/or professional work for MArch II
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Master in Landscape Architecture (MLA I, MLA I AP & MLA II)

Duration: 3 years for MLA I ; 2 years for MLA I AP and MLA II, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Accredited bachelor’s degree or equivalent for MLA I; Bachelor’s degree in architecture for MLA I AP; Accredited bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture for MLA II
  • Portfolio showing creative or design work, such as drawing, design, painting, sculpture, photography, etc. for MLA I; portfolio showing work in visual arts, design, research, and/or professional work for MLA I AP and MLA II
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design (MLAUD)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Accredited 5-year professional degree in landscape architecture or equivalent
  • Portfolio showing academic and professional work
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Master of Architecture in Urban Design  (MAUD)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Portfolio showing work in academic and professional work
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Master in Urban Planning (MUP)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • An undergraduate college degree
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 per year.

Masters in Design Studies (MDesS)

Duration: 1-1/2 years (with option of extending the coursework to 2 years), full-time

Eligibility:

  • An undergraduate college degree with a concentration or prior coursework in area of concentration.
  • Work experience is highly preferred in the area you’re applying for.
  • GRE
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $51,620 (for Year 1); $25,810 (for second year – one term only).

Read more about admissions & eligibility at GSD website.

Harvard University Courses at Graduate School of Education

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GSE, or Ed School offers degrees in education research, education technology, policy, and practice. In total, 13 different Ed.M. programs are offered, such as Technology, Innovation, and Education, School Leadership, Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling, Human Development and Psychology,
Education Policy and Management, and more.

Masters in Education (Ed.M.)

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  • An undergraduate college degree.
  • Resume
  • GRE
  • TOEFL or IELTS test for international students

Fee: $50,144

Read more about degrees and admission at GSE website.

Harvard University Courses at Harvard Kennedy School

HKS offers courses in public policy, public administration,leadership  and international development. Here are the graduate degrees offered at HKS.

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Master in Public Policy (MPP), Master in Public Administration in International Development  (MPA/ID), Master in Public Administration (MPA)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • An undergraduate college degree.
  • For MPP: At least two years of full-time professional work experience relevant to the degree you’re applying for.
  • For MPA/ID: At least two years of full-time development-related work experience in government, central or regional banks, international development institutions, nonprofits, research organizations, or private businesses + Interest in quantitative analysis and economics
  • For MPA: A graduate degree with at least three years of full-time professional experience.
  • Essay on a topic depending on the degree.
  • Resume
  • GRE or GMAT test scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS test for international students

Fee: $51,432 per year.

Mid-Career Master in Public Administration MC/MPA

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  • An undergraduate college degree.
  • At least seven years of full-time, relevant work experience; most candidates have 12 years experience.
  • Essay depending on the degree you’re applying to.
  • Resume
  • GRE or GMAT test scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS test for international students

Fee: $51,432

Read more about graduate degrees and admission requirements at HKS website.

Harvard University Courses at Harvard Law School

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HLS is one of the world’s leading institutions for law education, which has produced some very famous alumni such as Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and Michelle Obama.

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Duration: 1 year, full-time

Eligibility:

  •  J.D. from an ABA-approved U.S. law school or law degree (LL.B., abogado, maîtrise, or equivalent) from a foreign law school.
  • LSAC report, if applicable
  • At least two years of full-time, relevant work experience is preferred, such as lawyers working in firms, government officials, law professors, judges, diplomats, human rights activists, doctoral students, business men and women, etc.
  • Resume
  • GRE or GMAT test scores
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $65,875

Read more about degrees and admission requirements at HKS website.

Harvard University Courses at Medical School

HMS is Harvard’s school for medical education. It has the largest and most diverse clinical and research institute in US.

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Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery (MMSc-GHD)

Duration: 2 years, including a year of on-site mentored research project.

Eligibility:

  •  A 4-year bachelor’s or undergraduate degree.
  • Two years of experience in health care delivery in a resource-limited setting, such as public health professionals, activists, PhD-trained scientists, NGO leaders, or significant experience working with marginalized populations.
  • Resume
  • MCAT, GRE or LSAT test scores (optional)
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $42,025

Master of Bioethics degree program

Duration:1 year, full-time or 2 year, part-time

Eligibility:

  •  A 4-year bachelor’s or undergraduate degree/ equivalent.
  • A background inprofessional fields and bioscience industries is helpful, such as physicians, nurses, social workers, health care administrators, scientists and medical researchers, psychologists and therapists.
  • Resume
  • GRE/MCAT test scores (optional)
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $52,531

Master of Healthcare Quality and Safety (MHQS)

Duration:1 year, full-time or 2 year, part-time

Eligibility:

  •  A 4-year bachelor’s or undergraduate degree.
  • An advanced degree in related field
  • At least three years of clinical experience, such as physicians, nurses, health care professionals
  • Resume
  • GRE/MCAT test scores (optional)
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $52,531

Master of Medical Science in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI)

Duration: 2 years, full-time

Eligibility:

  • MD, MBBS or equivalent degree
  • At least three years of clinical experience, such as physicians, nurses, health care professionals
  • Resume
  • GRE/MCAT test scores (optional)
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $52,531

Master’s Degree in Clinical Service Operations (MCSO)

Duration: 9 months, full-time

Eligibility:

  • Advanced degree like MD, MBBS or equivalent
  • At least five years of clinical experience or related clinical work experience, such as medical directors, clinical leaders, physicians, clinicians, nurses, health professionals, administrators
  • Resume
  • GRE/MCAT test scores (optional)
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $52,531

Read more about masters degrees and how to apply at HMS website.

Harvard University Courses at T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Master of Public Health (MPH) (45-Credit) or MPH in Epidemiology

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part-time (for epidemiology) or 3 years, part-time

Eligibility:

  • Doctoral degree, such as MD, DO, DMD, DDS, PhD, SD, JD or equivalent.
  • Master’s degree in a health-related field, such as MSN, MSW, MBA
  • At least two years of relevant health experience.
  • Completed the primary clinical year of medical or dental school or be a 1L student at Harvard Law School (only for dual degree).
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • An additional of at least five of relevant health experience (for the epidemiology, global health, health and social behavior, health management, and health policy fields of study only)
  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $62,196

Master of Public Health (MPH) (65-Credit)

Duration: 1-1/2 year full time; part-time options may be available

Eligibility:

  • At least two years of work experience in a relevant public health field
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • GRE test scores
  • TOEFL test for international students

Fee: $54,640

Read more about masters degrees and application process at HSPH website.

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